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    **NOTE** I actually downloaded and played this from the scenario pack ben created, but downloaded again so I could leave a review here 😄 Played through this one this evening, really gripping battle and very tense having to carefully recon and watch every bend and patch of woodland. Took some doing, but keeping the Marders close to the troops and moving as a platoon really helped along with identifying and dropping mortars on positions found with recon up front. Took about 2 hours to get this done, because I was a bit slow, but I felt I needed to go slow because of the terrain\woodland, so I think the caution is warranted. Ended up losing 2 Leopards, 2 Fuchs and about 5 pixeltruppen for a score of 92, so I was pretty pleased with that result, despite the loss of the Leopards hurting a little. Absolutely loved every minute of this and I highly recommend it!
    I had an absolute blast with this one! Thanks for the effort that went into this! Nice mix of recon (Which I love) and direct attack.
  1. Loved my first play through of this so far. Everything went well to start with, but then I got an absolute kicking when launching the main assault. Going to revisit my plan and give it another shot.
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    T72 sound mod

    Been checking everyday for this one to go into the downloads section, it sounds absolutely amazing from the video!!
  3. Loving all of the screenshots in this thread after coming back to playing Steelbeasts after so long (Thank goodness I found my Codemeter, since shipping to the UK is not possible at the moment!) So cool to see this thread still going after I started it in 2006!!
  4. Sorry to hijack... but it seemed stupid to start another thread just to say, ive gotten round to ordering the upgrade! looking forward to it :biggrin:
  5. Yeah thats pretty funny Floydii, I got shot down over a convoy by its AAA (pretty dumb to fly over it... but hey...) ejected and then proceeded to stand infront of the lead vehicle I seem to remember a flight sim years agao called JSF which when you ejected and reached the ground you had a handgun which you could uselessly shoot at stuff. That was a good weeze.
  6. I might be about on later Friday night (or Friday morning your time Tony..) See if I can setup some MP training missions too with stuff to shoot at that doesnt fire back if a couple of us are about might be fun to just gay around at an airbase and get used to the helicopter. Gays away chappie!!! PS I need to get the English version myself, probably download it tonight before I go out... Still using my Russian copy at the moment
  7. Yep its out now, so those interested get your butts to http://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/index.php sign up to the website and go to the E-shop!!!
  8. LOL there are other countries in the world apart from America. When the Russians invaded Georgia it was not the state of Georgia. Its going to be interesting to take look at some other Western vehicles apart from American ones. Since most of the main stream sims\games out there just concentrate on American equipment. Which is just getting boring to be honest. I would pay £12 for something different like that any day... I mean for gods sake I cant even fill my bloody car up for 2 days work for that money ROFL Stalintc LOVES this forum. In soviet russia forum posts YOU!
  9. Haha yeah KT you hit the nail on the head there! The only time ive spent less than that is when its been my birthday, but then ive been too drunk to realise whether I have spent anything or not however I guess you cant stop the whine train "whiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnne whiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnneee" LOL
  10. Vati - QX6700 OC'd to 3Ghz... 4Gb of PC8500 1066Mhz RAM... 8800GTX 768Mb... Runs like a dream for me like I said... Its always good to have an objective opinion of course
  11. It runs like a dream! I thought I would have problems, but it runs smooth as silk even in heavy fighting and the shkval tv display running too, ive got no complaints! It is a very steep learning curve and like Deja just stated its more like a wall. There is LOTS to learn, flying the helicopter is half the battle.... ensuring that all the various different systems are working together for the desired result also requires alot of learning. This is the sort of study sim that I have dreamed of!!! It is impressive that even the flow of oil and hydraulics is fully modelled, leaks can be sprung and perform realistically, likewise you can even make your engine catch fire by accident if you follow the wrong sequence when starting the helicopter up! But I have to say it is a real marvel to have a fully 3D clickable cockpit, so I can turn my head and look at the switch and flick it rather than having to mash some odd key combo into my keyboard. I dont think ive ever been as enthralled with a flight simulator this much since Falcon 4.0 So overall if your not someone who can sit down, read the manual and practice lots and still enjoy yourself, it will not be worth your while, it is not something you can just pick up and play... UNLESS of course you load it up in GAME MODE, which allows you to just fly around with minimum effort and just shoot s**t up!
  12. I have bought myself some Saitek Pro Flight pedals not a problem! No more twist stick for me! haha
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